In 1775, Patrick Henry delivered the memorable line, “Give me liberty or give me death!” in Richmond, Va.
In 1857, the first Otis elevator was installed at 488 Broadway in New York City.
In 1868, the University of California was founded.
In 1919, Benito Mussolini founded his Fascist political movement in Milan, Italy.
In 1956, Pakistan became the first Islamic republic in the world.
In 1994, Mexican presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio was assassinated in Tijuana.